A Seafarer’s Paradise
9 Days, from St Thomas to Jost Van Dyke
Miles of sparkling sandy beaches, unparalleled dive sites, safe waters and a constant gentle breeze – the 50-plus islands that make up the Virgin Islands have long attracted sailors to discover the scalloped coastlines
Day 1 Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas – Francis Bay, St John
The busy harbour of Charlotte Amalie is crowded with boutiques and restaurantsStep aboard and cruise to Hurricane Hole on St John. Spend the afternoon relaxing on deck surrounded by the National Park’s white beaches, emerald cays and turquoise waters.
Day 2 Hurricane Hole – Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
Cruise across the border to the British Virgin Islands.Drop anchor at Cane Garden Bay and take the tender ashore to climb Mount Sage or simply to have fun at one of the bustling beach bars at Soper’s Hole.
Day 3 Cane Garden Bay – Norman Island
Cruise through the Sir Francis Drake Passage to Norman Island.Swim in Deadman’s Bay before heading out to dine at the notorious Willy T schooner anchored just off Norman Island.
Day 4 Norman Island – Peter Island
After an eventful night it’s a short hop across to neighbouring Peter Island where you can spend the morning swimming and relaxing around the secluded White Bay.For divers amongst the party, the underwater habitat around RMS Rhone is close by.
Day 5 Peter Island –The Baths, Virgin Gorda
Cruise to Virgin Gorda and discover the secluded rock pools of The Baths.Created by huge granite boulders, the waters are perfect for snorkelling.
Day 6 The Baths – North Sound, Virgin Gorda
Head to the island’s North Sound and anchor in the huge expanse of sheltered waters.Activities abound, from snorkelling the reefs to water-skiing and testing your skills in small-boat sailing at the Bitter End Yacht Club.
Day 7 Virgin Gorda – Anegada
The scrub island of Anegada is surrounded by coral reef and the waters are teeming with exotic fish.Spend the afternoon snorkelling amidst the small wrecks that dot the coastline.
Day 8 Anegada – White Bay, Jost Van Dyke
From the peaceful anchorage of The Settlement, cruise to the secluded anchorage of White BayStep ashore onto the lively island of Jost Van Dyke. Sway to reggae tunes and tuck into a feast of fresh lobster at Ivan’s Stress Free Bar
Day 9 Jost Van Dyke – Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas
Spend the final day cruising around, dropping anchor in quiet spots for some water sports activities before crossing the border back into the US Virgin Islands.